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Information market

At the information market you can find out about insurances, scholarships, virtual exchange, career opportunities and lots more. Take a look below for details of the information on offer and the organisations and companies that will be present.

Meet the international exchange coordinators

Do you have a specific question that wasn’t addressed during the international exchange coordinators’ presentation? Visit the international exchange coordinators’ stand. Check the stand schedule to find out when your coordinator will be present.


Drop by the Aon Student Insurance stand and find out about their insurance policies for study and internships abroad. They can also answer your general health insurance questions.  

Finances & scholarships

Did you miss the session about finances and scholarships? Visit the university scholarships team’s stand.

General information and study abroad experiences

The student ambassadors from Wilweg.nl have just returned from studying or internships abroad and are happy to help you on your way. Would you like to hear about how they arranged their trips and how they got along? Drop by and have a chat with them.

Prepare your trip well

Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' stand and complete their travel checklist. That way you can be sure you are well prepared for your trip. The ministry would also be happy to give you security tips on your intended destination, as well as information on what to do in case of emergencies abroad. 

Information about specific destinations

Study in America
Would you like to study in America? The Fullbright Center can advise you about scholarship programmes and many other aspects of studying in the US, for example the education system and the costs involved.

Study and internships in Germany
For information about studying and internships in Germany, visit the Studeren in Duitsland stand.

Study in Morocco
Does Morocco appeal to you? The Netherlands Morocco Institute offers a minor in Culture and Society in Morocco. Visit their stand for more information.

Study and internships in Cairo
The Netherlands Flemish Institute in Cairo offers study and internship opportunities in Cairo, including a 30 EC Middle East Studies programme. The programme includes Arabic language classes.

Language skills

Many partner universities require you to take a language test to demonstrate that your English is good enough to study with them. Visit the stands of the British Council (IELTS test) and ETS Global (TOEFL test) to find out about the different tests and how you can prepare for them.

Leiden University Services

Language skills
Would you like to improve your English (or another language) before going abroad? Find out how the Academic Language Centre can help.

Career opportunities
Do you want to find out how time spent abroad can enhance your career opportunities? Or are you looking for (international) career advice? Visit the Career Service stand.

Intercultural awareness and employability app
Would you like to prepare yourself for working and doing business abroad? The CareerProfessor app teaches you, by way of a game, about the labour market and social and cultural norms in more than 40 countries. The app can be accessed by a limited number of users only, so register as soon as possible!

Summer schools
Looking for an interesting summer or winter school? Want to know whether it would be a good option for you? Come along and speak to students who have already done a summer school. You can also find out how to search for summer schools.

Virtual Exchange
Are you not able to go abroad at the moment? Find out about following online courses offered by universities abroad at the Virtual Exchange stand.

Environmentally-friendly travel
Would you like to gain international experience in the most environmentally-friendly way possible? The student coordinators from Leiden University Green Office can provide you with inspiration and ideas for reducing your ecological footprint when going on exchange.

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